10 Detroit Events For Black Professionals This Week

There’s always something to do in The D! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Detroit this week.

1. HIGH GROWTH HAPPY HOUR: A STAKE IN OUR CITY
Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Join the New Economy Initiative and Model D for a High Growth Happy Hour talk featuring entrepreneurs who are helping to rebuild their city. The series brings together southeast Michigan’s aspiring entrepreneurs with founders who have successfully scaled companies. Drink specials and light appetizers will be served, BUT space is very limited so make sure you cop your ticket ASAP. Learn more HERE.

2. WINE & APPETIZERS WITH THE MCBRIDE SISTERS
Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Come out and celebrate the last of Black History Month at Detroit’s renowned Black-owned wine shop House of Pure Vin featuring wine and appetizers hosted by The McBride Sisters. The McBride Sisters are the first African-American women sibling team to produce, market, and distribute wine. This affair is limited in capacity so be sure to get your tickets now. Learn more HERE.

3. TYLER THE CREATOR W/ VINCE STAPLES & TACO
Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Tyler The Creator will be performing at The Masonic Temple with special guests Vince Staples and Taco. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Learn more HERE.

4. CELEBRATE DETROIT
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Come celebrate Detroit with us! See iconic Gordon Rodwan photography! Come for a cocktail, stay for dinner, and enjoy! Learn more HERE.

5. 23RD ANNUAL TATTOO EXPO
Friday, March 2, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – Sunday, March 3, 2018, 4:00 p.m.
For more than two decades, the Motor City Tattoo Expo has attracted tattoo enthusiasts from around the world. The expo is a cross section of the best in the industry, all tattooing under one roof. With 170 booths and more than 300 artists attending, everyone makes a point to attend this Detroit event. Learn more HERE.

6. GRAND OPENING WEEKEND + LULULEMON TRUNK SHOW
Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Bar Method Detroit’s Grand Opening celebrations continue with a Lululemon Trunk Show before-and-after class. Integrative Myotherapy will be giving complimentary postural, gait and range of motion assessments. Refreshments and samples will be provided by Mary Mai Kombucha & Detroit Juice & Fuel. Be sure to reserve your space in class and RSVP for the party. Learn more HERE.

7. WOMEN ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
“Women,” an annual exhibition that honors and celebrates women, is now accepting art and performance submissions. Expressed through the vision of female artists, the exhibition commemorates women through various mediums and themes displaying their gifts, strengths and talents. This year’s National Women’s History theme is, “Nevertheless she persisted”. Learn more HERE.

8. 12TH ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION & DINNER GALA
Saturday, March 3, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The 12th Annual St. Joan of Arc Gala and Auction will be held at the beautiful and iconic Roostertail on the Detroit River. What is the Gala? It is a fund-raising dinner, dance and auction with a number of items up for bids, including a Disney package, cottage vacations, three-night stay in a Boyne Highland’s condo, an overnight stay at the Townsend Hotel and Somerset Collection shopping spree, a Shinola watch, David Yurman jewelry, his-and-her bicycles, Red Wings tickets and so much more! Learn more HERE.

9. MILABUDS NIGHT OUT TASTING EVENT
Sunday, March 4, 2018 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
This is Mila Buds Official launch and tasting event. They will be sampling some of their organic signature dishes, including salmon croquettes over sautéed greens beans with creamy mustard sauce, ceggie Curry over rice (vegan option), honey garlic crispy chicken with soy ginger sauce. This event will be hosted at The Griot, an intimate listening lounge and bar. Learn more HERE.

10. STYLEZ 2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018 6:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Shades Of U presents Stylez 2018: The Fashion Experience, featuring some of the dopest models and designers in Metro Detroit. The event will take place at Bert’s Warehouse, doors open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is at 7:30 p.m. Learn more HERE.

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